Corey Atkinson and Gregory Melton face potentially tough sentences after they were caught in separate instances of breaking and entering. The two men together have over 300 charges against them, both past and present....more
When is a trial not a trial? Answer: When it is a preliminary hearing.
If you are arrested on felony or Class A misdemeanor charges, you have the right to a preliminary hearing....more
If you are facing criminal charges, you probably know the reason why. Do you stand accused of breaking into a store to liberate some computer equipment, or perhaps of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol?...more
Leandra's Law, also known as the Child Passenger Protection Act, was signed into law on November 18, 2009 in honor of 11-year old Leandra Rosado. Leandra was killed while riding in a car with her friend’s mother. The driver...more
Recently I have helped several clients with contests that seemingly required entrants to do the impossible to win a prize. One promotion required contestants to guess a six-digit code that would open a safe. Another involved...more
Under the Utah Criminal Code, causing the death of another person while driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs results in a charge of automobile homicide. Needless to say, it is a serious felony charge that...more
After a 3-week trial and less than 24 hours of deliberation, a federal jury in San Francisco convicted Mr. Stephen Leung of AUO of one felony count of price-fixing in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act. He was charged...more
Earlier this month, a restaurant company in the Midwest pled guilty to an immigration charge when a federal investigation revealed that one of the company’s restaurant managers was an undocumented worker who provided the...more
The streets of Florida could be a little bit safer after a three-week police initiative resulted in the arrest of nearly 12,000 felons. The initiative named "Operation: Felon Sweep" targeted felons known to be, or believed to...more
Soon after announcing the launch of a “deferred action” program to suspend immigration enforcement actions against qualifying individuals who came to the U.S. as children, the White House and the Department of Homeland...more
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